November 16, 2011
Katherine Ellis Nixon has been named chief investment officer for personal finance services at Northern Trust, the Chicago bank announced Wednesday. Nixon will manage more than $163 billion in assets and oversee portfolio managers at Northern Trust's Personal Financial Services offices across 18 states. She joined Northern Trust in 2004 as a Senior Portfolio Manager and became Chief Investment Officer for the Northeast Region in 2005. Nixon has an undergraduate degree from Wellesley College and earned her MBA in finance from New York University where she was honored as a Stern Scholar.